Swamibapa Sports - Fabulous 40 Years
Swamibapa Sports was established in 1974 by the inspiration of Muktajeevan Swamibapa. Year 2014 marked the end of 40 years of its existence. To celebrate the fabulous forty years, members of the sports committee organized a sporting week from 26th December 2014 to 1st January 2015. Everyone from young to the old had an extraordinary week of sports within the temple perimeter and track events at Ruaraka Sports ground. Those active in sports took part in Volleyball, Football, Netball, Badminton, Table Tennis, darts and various track events.
H H Swamibapa Hall was the venue for all on the evening of 31st December 2014. There were grand celebrations. Members of Volleyball and cricket teams performed poojan and aarti to Harikrishna Maharaj and Acharya Swamishree. Acharya Swamishree cut a cake and offered to Harikrishna Maharaj. Teams took photos with Acharya Swamishree. To refresh sporting memories, past photos of Muktajeevan Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree related to sports were shown to the audience and concluded with the countdown to the New Year 2015. Acharya Swamishree showered His heartfelt divine blessings after which everyone had a grand dinner prasad.
The epic of the celebrations were held on the 1st day of 2015 at Ruaraka Sports Club where all young and old gathered for a full day fun event. Various track races, Kabadi, Tug-of-war and Cricket match highlighted the day’s events. Farari lunch prasad was served at the sports ground. Presence of Acharya Swamishree and sant mandal brought extra drive to the participants and everyone tried their best to become victorious and clinch a medal in presence of Acharya Swamishree.